TITLE

Portal Wars

AUTHOR(S)
Armbruster, William
PUB. DATE
February 2003
SOURCE
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);2/24/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 8, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the competition between Internet portal Global Freight Exchange (GF-X) of McKinsey & Co., Cargo Portal Services (CPS) and Unisys Corp. for the airfreight business. Goal in the creation of GF-X; Services provided by CPS; Carriers in the Asia-Pacific region that plan to launch an additional online service; Reason for the failure of GF-X. INSET: Where they are now.
ACCESSION #
9165339

 

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